World Music - Children Of The Clouds

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20000109

The first of four programmes devoted to the music of Morocco and the Western Sahara.

Lucy Duran visits Tetouan on the Mediterranean coast, where the 500-year-old musical tradition of the Moors of Andalusia survives as a living tradition.

20000124

The third of four programmes devoted to the music of Morocco and the western Sahara.

The Berber people have maintained their unique language and musical traditions high in the Atlas mountains of southern Morocco.

Lucy Duran travels there and joins in a late-night musical get-together in the remote village of Imlil.

20000130

The last of four programmes devoted to the music of Morocco and Western Sahara.

Lucy Duran discovers the rich musical tradition of the Saharawi people, who went into exile in Algeria as refugees when Morocco occupied the Western Sahara in 1975.

Lila20000117

The second of four programmes devoted to the music of Morocco and the western Sahara.

Lucy Duran travels to the coastal town of Essaouira and joins in an all-night `lila', where the music of the Gnawa brotherhood is said to have the power to summons spirits of healing.